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Blog: Looking Beyond the Law: How Ethics Must Play a Pivotal Role in the Development of Smart Cities

25 May 2022

In an increasingly digitalised built Britain, smart city initiatives are seen as a way to give local authorities the opportunity to boost their inter-urban competitiveness and to harness urban data to shape urban decision making and service delivery, often with a view to enhancing efficiency. As a result, a large body of...

Blog: Digital Construction on a Shoestring Project: Breaking Down the Barriers to Digital Construction for SMEs

18 May 2022

A significant proportion of the work undertaken by CDBB has focussed on the macro level, working with national and international policymakers and businesses. However, most businesses that make up the construction sector are small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) by definition. The priorities and key challenges that face...


Welcome to the Centre for Digital Built Britain.  

The Centre for Digital Built Britain is a partnership between the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and the University of Cambridge to understand how the construction and infrastructure sectors could use a digital approach to better design, build, operate, and integrate the built environment. Find out more